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Thu, 03 Nov 2016 09:00:21 GMT

World's Largest Floating Solar Test Bed Comes Online in Singapore  -  Triple Pundit (registration) (blog)
A new floating solar photovoltaic system in Singapore is just one hectare in size and is meant as a prototype. But it could help usher in a new wave of PV placements on water resources globally. Floating PVs are not new, but they've never been analyzed ...
Thu, 03 Nov 2016 08:26:37 GMT

Driver dies after railing impales him  -  AsiaOne
"According to the other car driver, who arrived about a minute before me, all the cars who were ahead of him just drove past," he said. The police and the Singapore Civil Defence Force (SCDF) said they were alerted to the accident at about 1.50am ...
Thu, 03 Nov 2016 08:16:33 GMT

Jessica Named "The Sexiest Woman Alive" By Esquire Singapore  -  soompi
Esquire Singapore shared the issue's cover on its official Instagram, where Jessica looks bold and beautiful in a Fendi coat as she stares straight into the camera. A caption across her reads, “All hail the queen. Jessica Jung is Esquire's Sexiest ...
Thu, 03 Nov 2016 08:15:13 GMT
BRIEF-Singapore Exchange issues query regarding trading activity on Ara As...  -  Reuters
Nov 3 Property and casualty insurer Lancashire Holdings Ltd announced a special payout of about $150 million as "disciplined underwriting and prudent risk selection" helped it report a 30 percent jump in quarterly pretax profit despite challenging ...
Thu, 03 Nov 2016 08:09:21 GMT
Quantopian: Global Investment Manager Tips Singapore as Hot New Pool of Talent  -  Digital Journal
Quantopian has identified Singapore as a hotbed for potential talent to add to its global pool of algorithm writers (quants), who compete to design investment algorithms to be included in a Quantopian-managed vehicle. Authors of algorithms selected for ...
Thu, 03 Nov 2016 07:55:47 GMT

Singapore Biennale: Reminisces over Past & Peers into Future  -  Jakarta Post
The Singapore biennale, which since its fourth edition has tried to stamp its own character on the global map of biennales, is now in its current fifth edition and it is reminiscing over the past through contemporary art in Southeast Asia, South Asia ...
Thu, 03 Nov 2016 07:19:13 GMT

Meet Sunny the hornbill, Jurong Bird Park's new animal icon  -  The Straits Times
SINGAPORE - Sunny the hornbill has been named the Jurong Bird Park's animal icon. In its new role, Sunny will help raise awareness of the hornbill ivory trade which threatens the survival of the species. The icon was introduced on Thursday (Nov 3) at ...
Thu, 03 Nov 2016 07:17:18 GMT

Jermaine Pennant exits Singapore with a whimper after failing to sparkle in S.League  -  South China Morning Post
His club, Tampines Rovers, were unable to win any silverware, even with a squad packed with 13 Singapore internationals, and some of the league's best import players. They were outplayed and outclassed all season by a team of Japanese no-names ...
Thu, 03 Nov 2016 06:45:58 GMT
7 fast-fashion tie-ups with designers that drew buyers in Singapore  -  The Straits Times
Swedish fast fashion giant H&M's collaboration with luxury brand Kenzo was so eagerly awaited in Singapore that some shoppers joined the queue two days before the collection went on sale. "Masstige" - that is, mass market meets prestige - has become a ...
Thu, 03 Nov 2016 06:45:00 GMT

Singapore DJs take flak after HK airport food review goes viral  -  EJ Insight
Four entertainment artists from Singapore, who were waiting for a connecting flight at the Chek Lap Kok international airport to return home from a gig in Hokkaido, Japan, ordered chow mein, or fried noodles, to satisfy their hunger. But the four ...